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Viva Zapata

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Mexican, Steakhouse, Barbecue
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1/2 block west of the main square | Calle Damero 67 Solar 14, Holbox Island, Mexico
+52 984 875 2362
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Pescado fresco directo de los pescadores de la Isla. Comida tipica...
Pescado fresco directo de los pescadores de la Isla. Comida tipica Holboxno
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  • 50
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  • 22
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Visited this bar on several occasions, the team there are attentive, the beer col

Visited this bar on several occasions, the team there are attentive, the beer cold, the food is delicious and potions are LARGE! I had the seafood pasta - every kind of crustacean and fish - really, really good. If I had one small comment - I would change the pasta served from spaghetti to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Kerry H
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We loved mostly the ambiance and the fact that the service was done in such a happy mood ,everybody was smiling there was nice music ,we had lobster and that was so delicious .that evening was a dream and the island !!!well go and see for yourselves

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Visited this bar on several occasions, the team there are attentive, the beer cold, the food is delicious and potions are LARGE! I had the seafood pasta - every kind of crustacean and fish - really, really good. If I had one small comment - I would change the pasta served from spaghetti to fettucuni or linguine - but thats... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The only thing is you may wait to get a table... it's that busy! Great meats of the grill! Arrachera was fabulous and so was the shrimp dish... Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We went here to have dinner on our first evening. Well done chicos!!! Perfect Mojito, delicious guacamole and fishplate! Tortillas handmade, you have to try! Friendly staff, high recommended!

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Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Great bar, with definately the coldest beer on Holbox! Really friendly staff and great food - we were only there for a week but managed to visit 3 or 4 times. Love the swing chairs at the bar! Great value for money, huge portions. Will definately be back if we return to Holbox.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Best rice with arrachera! Very good food, great staff and awesome energy! The music was good and we had a great night there!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This could easily be the best place in town for seafood, I was there 3 times and there were completely different experiences, when nobody was there they provided with the best shrimp ceviche I ever had on my

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We loved our seafood platter for 2. There was so much food and for only 500 pesos it was excellent value. We had shrimp, octopus, fresh fish, mussels, lobster, crab and ceviche served on a bed of salad. Unfortunately the crab was burnt but the lobster was cooked to perfection.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

12 people. 6 kids. Everything awesome. Ceviche was fantastic. The kids chicken fingers and fish fingers, amazing. Great place.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by others and almost didn't go. So glad we decided to. I had the fish tacos and they were excellent. The husband had a Asian beef rice dish that was really good. The atmosphere was great also. Generous portions, we couldn't finish our meal. We would go back again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1/2 block west of the main square | Calle Damero 67 Solar 14, Holbox Island, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 2362

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Steakhouse, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic

Description

Pescado fresco directo de los pescadores de la Isla. Comida tipica Holboxno

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